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International Trade Compliance Official

Northrop Grumman
Chester, Cheshire
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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The Chester International Trade Compliance Official post is a position that assumes responsibility for all aspects of our international trade including the production of Import / Export / Domestic compliant documentation, On Site trade compliance training and our interface with the wider UK and international Global Trade Management Team.

Different thinking for a Different world

Northrop Grumman is a dynamic global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions worldwide. We have over 2,500 employees across Europe and a rapidly expanding UK operation.

In Northrop Grumman’s rapidly growing UK Defence business, we support our customers’ work to create world-class mission capabilities.

As a part of Northrop Grumman you will use your skills to make a difference in our mission of enabling global security. Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving this goal.

With a belief in rewarding the dedication shown by our staff, Northrop Grumman gives employees access to a benefits package that provides you with health& well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development, but most importantly the flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life.

How you will make a difference

Northrop Grumman maintains strict compliance with the requirements of all laws and regulations pertaining to the import and export of products, services, technology and technical data, in accordance with International and Country Level Procedures.

Following induction, the Chester International Trade Compliance Official post is a company appointed position that assumes responsibility for all aspects of our international trade including the production of Import / Export / Domestic compliant documentation, On Site trade compliance training and our interface with the wider UK and international Global Trade Management Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining UK export licence’s through registration or application and ensuring compliance with the Northrop Grumman UK Limited Chester (NGUKL) UK export licenses
  • Manage UK licenses and US authorisations usage and validity to ensure continued deliveries by the Chester business
  • Familiarity with the Department for International Trade (DIT) organization
  • User knowledge of SPIRE, the Export Control Organisation’s online export licensing system
  • User knowledge in the production of Import Clearance instructions that meet HMR&C compliance requirements
  • User knowledge in checking the SAD C88 and the Import Entry Acceptance Advice DTI-E2 for compliance
  • Signature and approver for all Imports and Exports, tangible and intangible
  • Member of the UK Tiger Team for review and update of UK ITC Command Media
  • International Travel process control and approval
  • Maintain and update domestic and international spread sheets of all UK export licences, US export authorisations and additional regulatory information
  • User knowledge in the production of an Export Packing Note / Shipping Invoice that meets the applicable licence requirements
  • User knowledge in checking the SAD Export Declaration and the Customs Entry Advice for compliance
  • Process export, import and UK Customs transactions and associated ITC requirements
  • Responsible for generating all shipping invoices and coordinating movements in/out of the UK with the designated freight forwarder/customs broker
  • Responsible for generating all UK domestic shipping documentation, arranging shipping and coordinating movements
  • Conduct visitor and supplier Denied Party Screening (DPS) transactions and support the review of potential questions where required
  • Process and maintain DPS records for all current and new suppliers of NGUKL Chester
  • Responsible for maintaining local export and import communication and compliance records for the Chester UK exports and imports
  • Lead HMRC and Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) audits of the NGUKL Chester facility
  • Provide NGUKL Chester employees with international trade training
  • Incorporate and integrate standards and processes to implement global export/import Command Media, any additional local country export/ import procedures and any relevant regional or local country ITC corporate topical manuals.
  • Escalate for guidance/ instruction, any matter involving interpretation of regional and U.S. laws and regulations governing international trade activities to the NGUKL Regional Trade Compliance Official (RTCO).
  • Undertake any other reasonable task as requested.

Essential experience:  

  • Act with integrity as a guiding principle.
  • Experience or an understanding in the controlled import and export of material and technology

Additional Information:

  • Looking for flexibility? Talk to us at the application stage about what may be possible.
  • Clearance requirements: The post-holder must be able hold and maintain UK Government clearances


Northrop Grumman solves the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defense and cyberspace to meet the ever evolving needs of our customers worldwide. Our 85,000 employees define possible every day using science, technology and engineering to create and deliver advanced systems, products and services.

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